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Report: Ithaca economy shouldn’t return to business as usual

In a report for Tompkins County, the ILR School’s Ithaca Co-Lab recommends workforce strategies to reduce racial disparities, remove barriers to work and prioritize living-wage jobs.

Adolescents exposed to gun violence – new study finds sharp, ethnoracial and income disparities

Gun violence is pervasive in the lives of adolescents who were born in U.S. cities, and it affects poor and minority adolescents at higher rates than higher income or white adolescents, according to new Cornell-led research.

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Jens David Ohlin named dean of Cornell Law School

Jens David Ohlin, who has served as interim dean of Cornell Law School since January and as a member of the faculty since 2008, has been named the Allan R. Tessler Dean, effective July 1.

Colleen Barry named inaugural dean of public policy school

Colleen L. Barry, a professor and department chair at the Johns Hopkins University Bloomberg School of Public Health, has been named the Cornell Jeb E. Brooks School of Public Policy’s first dean, effective Sept. 15.

Juneteenth reverberates with triumph, pain, past and present

The holiday celebrates the day enslaved people gained their freedom. But they lacked political power then, as Black people too often do today, says associate professor Jamila Michener.

Top journalists to discuss labor with ILR dean

The pandemic revealed shocking disparities in U.S. workplaces, and workers are demanding change. Learn more Wednesday in ILR’s webinar series, “The Future of Work: Labor in America.”

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Gift endows, names Cornell Jeb E. Brooks School of Public Policy

The major gift from the Brooks family, whose Cornell roots span three generations, provides an early boost to help the university’s newest school achieve world-class excellence.

Margulies receives Levy faculty engagement award

Joseph Margulies, professor of the practice of law and government, has been awarded the 2021 George D. Levy Faculty Award for his work to break down barriers for previously incarcerated people in Tompkins County.

Johnson and Zhang named CIFAR Azrieli Global Scholars

As a CIFAR Azrieli Global Scholars, Baobao Zhang will investigate challenges governments face when addressing public perceptions of inequalities brought about by new technologies and Elizabeth Johnson will look into connections between infant nutrition and gastrointestinal health.

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